Throughout this milestone year, HGSE invites alumni to join in the celebration. Gather with friends, colleagues, and HGSE faculty and deans at centennial events in a variety of cities. The events listed here are just a start — we'll be adding more, so stay tuned and make plans to join us in a city near you!

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Centennial Alumni Celebration at AOCC 2020
February 28, 2020
7–9 p.m.
Gutman Conference Center, 6 Appian Way
Join us at the 2020 Alumni of Color Conference as we celebrate 100 Years in the Making: Past, Present, and Future of Education for Communities of Color.
Register now for AOCC 2020.


Centennial Alumni Celebration
March 12, 2020
6–8:30 p.m.
The Continental Old City, 138 Market Street
With Associate Dean Marc Johnson, Ed.M.'99, Ed.D.'15
Register now for the alumni event in Philly. 

Hartford, Connecticut

Centennial Alumni Celebration
March 19, 2020
Max Downtown,185 Asylum Street
With Senior Lecturer Drew Echelson, Ed.M.'05, Ed.D.'13 
Register now for the alumni event in Hartford.



Centennial Alumni Celebration 
March 22, 2020
3–5:30 p.m.
Books & Books at the Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard
With International Education Policy Faculty Director Fernando Reimers, Ed.M. ’84, Ed.D. ’88
Register now for the alumni event in Miami.

San Francisco

Celebrating HGSE's Centennial at AERA 2020
April 19, 2020
6:30–9 p.m.
AERA / The Press Club, 20 Yerba Buena Lane
Join us at AERA's 2020 annual meeting as we celebrate 100 years of impact from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Alumni and education researchers from around the world will join Dean Bridget Long and AERA President Vanessa Siddle Walker, Ed.M.'85, Ed.D.'88, at this special gathering.
Register now for the AERA alumni reception.

Save the Date!

HGSE Centennial Alumni Day of Service
April 25, 2020
Times will vary by region.
Volunteer with local HGSE Alumni Advocates during the Centennial Giving Week as part of a global day of community service. Make an impact with fellow HGSE alumni by pitching in on a service project in your community.
Contact Alumni Relations for more information about the event. 



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Tell Us About You

HGSE strives to maintain strong connections with our alumni and stay current with your successes. Update your information to help us continue fostering our alumni community.

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Alumni Advocates Program

Alumni are HGSE's most valuable ambassadors. If you are interested in collaborating with the Ed School on initiatives throughout Centennial and beyond, become an Alumni Advocate.

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Engage with Us

HGSE offers alumni many ways to continue to learn, deepen their engagement, and strengthen their Ed School network:

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The HGSE Medal for Education Impact

The Medal for Education Impact is the highest award that HGSE bestows, honoring individuals or teams who have made a transformative impact in the field of education and in the lives of learners around the world. It may be awarded to practitioners, policymakers, researchers, innovators, or entrepreneurs who work individually or collaboratively across spheres of influence and whose careers are dedicated to educational opportunity, achievement, and success for all.


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